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Subject Area: Family Law

When Does Child Support End?

Michael A. Chambers

There is a widely held myth by many that the obligation to pay child support ends once a child reaches the age of 18, the age of majority. Not so. …

It’s something that is thought to be the case by I would suggest almost all parents, a lot of lawyers, and certainly some judges. If a child says to a …

What most lawyers know, or should know, and very few parents do know, is that with respect to claiming retroactive child support in almost all cases the parent seeking support …

With people marrying later in life than in years gone by, and second and third marriages becoming more and more common, it is now often the case that both spouses …

Part 2 of my “Avoiding Surprises” series deals with an aspect of family law which is often a source of confusion and surprise for common law spouses: the mistaken belief …

Before answering this question, or asking it, we strongly recommend that you consult legal counsel.

If you are asking someone to be your valentine, that is likely an offer open …

Although family law, which is the law that governs the regulation of property, support and custody and access rights between married and non-married couples and parents of not yet independent …


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